Snow Falling on Snow

First published in Woodnotes #16, Spring 1993, page 30.

Snow Falling on Snow by vincent tripi. Cart Horse Press, 1992, 24 pages, paperback, 5¼ by 4¼ inches. $5.00 postpaid from the author at 478A Second Avenue, San Francisco, California, 94118 [address no longer correct]. An unpretentious collection of poems about the Buddha, in a voice springing clearly. A favorite, of many:

On my way back

nothing left but the snow

in the Buddha’s shadow